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Jacobs Vehicle Systems® has been selected as a recipient of the John Deere Innovation Award for 2018.  The award is presented to a select group of suppliers who have demonstrated innovation in a product or service they provide to John Deere. Award selections are based on four factors: creativity, feasibility, collaboration, and bottom-line impact.  John […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the launch of a compression release engine brake for the International A26 engine. Continuing their strong relationship, Jacobs and Navistar engineers collaborated to provide an engine brake for the latest A26 International engine offering.  By […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a worldwide manufacturer of diesel engine retarding and valve actuation systems, recently named Quarlink Corporation the company’s 2018 Supplier of the Year. Presented during the annual Jacobs Supplier Conference, the award recognises a company that demonstrates outstanding performance primarily in the areas of quality, delivery and cost.   Roughly 120 suppliers are […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has just signed a new long term agreement with Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) to ensure this long standing partnership continues well into the future. With this new long term agreement, Jacobs and Daimler continue their […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a worldwide manufacturer of diesel engine retarding and valve actuation systems, was recently recognised by PACCAR for meeting or exceeding the company’s 10 PPM quality standard, which stands for delivering no more than 10 defective parts for every million components supplied. Jacobs and other award winners also were required to meet demanding […]

Jacobs manufactures 7 millionth engine brake
20th September 2017

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the sale of its 7 millionth engine brake and that it will be displaying its latest technologies at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV). While 31 years passed before Jacobs sold its one […]

Jacobs’ hardware, developed to meet Tula’s systems requirements, will further enhance fuel savings and emissions reductions. Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, has entered into a collaboration with internal combustion controls company Tula Technology Inc. The two businesses will work closely together to enable […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems® (JVS), the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Dennis Gallagher as President. As president, Gallagher will direct all facets of JVS’s global operations while meeting the customers’ and JVS’s short- and long-term strategic initiatives. “We […]

Jacobs eliminates the need for valve lashing adjustments and makes lashless valvetrains compatible with engine braking, benefiting fuel economy and emissions. Technology to be exhibited for the first time at Agritechnica 2019 in Germany. Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a worldwide manufacturer of diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, has introduced its Fulcrum Bridge technology […]

OF1621 model features an Allison T270 with a retarder for extending brake life – and significantly reducing maintenance costs BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Mercedes-Benz Argentina and its official dealer COLCAR teamed up with Allison to develop a new bus for public passenger transportation. The front-engine OF1621 chassis is equipped with a T270 fully automatic transmission, […]

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